vintage, nostalgia and memories

October 7, 2017

Radio beach party, 1923

1920s stage and screen actors Zena Keefe, Alice Mills, Sara Mullen, Lucy Fox, and Eddie Buzzell, in 20s swimming gear, dancing at the beach to the music of an early vacuum tube radio or "wireless", in a 1923 publicity photo.

Radio broadcasting began around 1920 and radio listening was an exciting new high-tech pastime during the "Roaring 20s". The caption mentions that phonograph dealers might be "alarmed" at the picture, alluding to fears by the phonograph industry that radio would cut into their sales.


Post a Comment


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

12 Things You May Not Know About Halloween

Halloween. Odds are, you think of it as one of the best holidays of the year. If you really stop to think about Halloween and all the bizarr...

Browse by Decades

Popular Posts

Random Posts